Building & Standards Commission (BSC)

The Building and Standards Commission (BSC)  is a quasi-judicial board that hears cases concerning substandard and dangerous buildings and has the authority to order the property owner to repair or demolish a substandard building within specified time frames and terms. Appeals to the board’s decisions must be made to the district court of record.


  • Seven members.
  • Holds all hearings regarding substandard buildings.
  • Makes written findings of fact as to whether or not buildings are dilapidated, substandard, or unfit for human habitation and whether or not the buildings in question are dangerous.


  • 5:30 pm
  • 4th Monday as needed
  • Terrell City Hall
    201 E Nash Street
    Terrell, TX 75160